As industries continue to modernise, more and more emphasis is placed on the importance of production flexibility. Being one of the key stakeholders in influencing business decisions, consumers are continuing to influence market direction through changes in habit, the way they shop and the desire for choice. The digitisation of shopping has also shifted consumer expectations of brands, with convenience and speed being two of the biggest consumer decision making influences.
The latest innovations in robot automation support the shift towards a flexible production environment, offering on-demand changes to production. Cobot palletizers have been introduced into the market to assist with the end-of-line flexibility, giving complete production control to manufacturers. Modular designs such as the RB1200 allow for the redeployment of equipment within minutes, supporting a dynamic production environment.